The Argentine tennis player Sebastian Baez qualified today for the round of 16 of the Lyon ATP after beating the Hungarian marton fucsovics by 6-4 and 7-6 (7-5).
baezranked 44th in the world ranking of the ATPit took two hours and four minutes to subdue fucsovics (80) in a match that he had controlled when he was winning 5-4 in the second set and it was difficult for him to close it, something he only achieved in the tie break.
The spicy cross between Báez and fucsovics
The game had spicy moments and exploded in a cross between the two players at a break. The Hungarian faced him and asked “How old are you? 12?”complaining that the Argentine celebrated shouting “come on” every time he made a mistake.
He also complained about “fucking 20 years”referring to the alleged behavior of other young tennis players on the tour.
The umpire of the match, the Spanish Manuel Franco Ojeacalled the Hungarian’s attention by telling him not to address the rival with those words.
After the end, in the greeting of both players at the net, there was also a tense exchange, but everything was there.
Another Argentine, Francisco Cerundolo (28), will play later directly in the round of 16 against the Peruvian John Paul Varillas (97), who beat Catalan yesterday in the initial round Albert Ramos (66) by 3-6, 7-6 (9-7) and 6-4.
the tournament of lyons is played on a surface of brick dust, it will distribute prizes for €630,705and has as the top favorite for the title the Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime (10).
The defending champion is the British Cameron Norrie (14), who will make his direct debut in the round of 16 against the Belgian david goffin (113).
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